Cornell University

Workplace Health & Safety

237 Main Street, Suite 1200, Buffalo, 716-852-4191

Services

Training and Technical Assistance Services on Workplace Safety and Health

We provide programs for all types of workplaces on occupational safety and health, but the following is intended to provide examples of the range of services we offer. One of our strengths is our ability to provide technical assistance and follow-up after our training programs to assist management, labor, and medical and legal professionals in putting scientific and technical information to practical use in resolving work environment problems.

Training

Please view our information on training we offer. Workshops are available on specific occupational exposures. Some examples are:

  • Water Treatment plant workers
  • Wastewater treatment plant and sewer workers
  • Cosmetologists/Hairdressers/nail technicians
  • Physicians, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, health care providers
  • Firefighters
  • Metalworkers and machinists
  • Custodial workers
  • Painters
  • Teachers (science, art, technology, vocational education)
  • Autobody shop workers
  • Maintenance workers (including HVAC)
  • Construction workers and roofers
  • Operating Engineers
  • Office Workers
  • Printers and Photographers
  • Warehousing and materials handling workers

Technical Assistance

  • Site investigations and hazard assessments
  • Database searches and literature reviews in the area of occupational hazards
  • Information on the adverse effects of chemical and biological hazards for workers' compensation and toxic tort litigation
  • Preparation of training materials
  • Curriculum development
  • Guidance for medical surveillance and periodic screenings
  • Assistance in preparation of written hazard control for public and private employers
  • Assistance in selection of engineering controls, protective clothing or equipment
  • Assistance in product or process substitution to reduce workplace hazards

For more information, please contact us.